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2018-2019 College Catalog 
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Business (AS)

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Division of Business & Professional Studies

This program provides students with the basic skills necessary to pursue a rewarding career as a business professional. The program offers students the flexibility of pursuing career opportunities in a variety of business disciplines. Students can choose specialized business and liberal arts electives that best meet their interests and goals.

Upon successful completion, the Associate in Science Degree in General Business is awarded.

Program Outcomes

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credits: 16

First Year: Semester 2

credits: 19

Second Year: Semester 1

credits: 16/18

Second Year: Semester 2

  • Business Elective 3/4
  • Business Elective 3/4
  • Humanities Elective 3
  • Science Elective 3/4
  • Social Science Elective 3

credits: 15/18

Total Credits: 66/71

Program Notes

Competency in mathematics is a MassBay graduation requirement. Prior to graduation, students must demonstrate competency at 100-level math. This may be accomplished by an appropriate placement test score or completion of any 100-level mathematics course or higher, except mathematics courses with a MAC prefix.

This program qualifies for MassTransfer with select public institutions in Massachusetts. For more information please, visit

Humanities Electives:

Art, Communications, Film, Foreign Language, Humanities, Literature, Music, Oral Communication, Philosophy, Photography, Sign Language, Theater Arts, English (EN103 or higher)

Math Electives:

100-level Mathematics or higher (not MAC)

Science Electives:

Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Integrated Science, Physics, Contemporary Nutrition (NS 101 )

Social Science Electives:

Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Government, History, LA 200   Media and the Law, LA 230  Law and Society, Psychology, Sociology

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